Jókai mine, spoil heaps (Cretaceous of Hungary)

Where: Veszprém, Hungary (47.1° N, 17.6° E: paleocoordinates 30.9° N, 18.5° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Ajka Coal Formation, Santonian (86.3 - 83.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine delta plain; argillaceous marl and sandstone

• freshwater, swampy and lacustrine settings, "lacustrine, peat-fen" (lacustrine-palustrine)
• "an alternation of lignite beds, marls, sands and sandstone beds, and grey to brownish carbonaceous to argillaceous pelitic sediments with interbedded molluscan lumachelles"

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by A. Osi in 1999–2000, 2012, 2014

Collection methods: salvage, quarrying, surface (float),

Primary reference: A. Osi, E. R. Bodor, L. Makádi and M. Rabi. 2015. Vertebrate remains from the Upper Cretaceous (Santonian) Ajka Coal Formation, western Hungary. Cretaceous Research 57:228-238 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 173313: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 16.09.2015, edited by Philip Mannion

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Neopterygii -
Pycnodontiformes indet. Berg 1937
teeth, MTM V.2000.32; MTM VER 2015.18; MTM VER 2015.20; MTM VER 2015.22
 Lepisosteiformes - Lepisosteidae
Lepisosteidae indet. Cuvier 1825 gar
teeth, MTM VER 2015.19; MTM VER 2015.23
 Saurischia -
Theropoda indet. Marsh 1881 theropod
tooth, MTM VER 2015.27
 Ornithischia - Nodosauridae
Nodosauridae indet. Marsh 1890 ornithischian
tooth, MTM VER 2015.28
 Loricata -
Neosuchia indet. Clark 1988 crocodilian
teeth, MTM VER 2000.32; MTM VER 2015.25
 Loricata - Allodaposuchidae
cf. Allodaposuchus sp. Nopcsa 1928 crocodilian
teeth, MTM VER 2015.21; MTM V.2000.22; MTM VER 2015.26
 Loricata - Hylaeochampsidae
Iharkutosuchus makadii Osi et al. 2007 crocodilian
teeth, MTM VER 2015.24
 Squamata -
Pannoniasaurus inexpectatus Makádi et al. 2012 lizard
dorsal vertebra, MTM V.2000.21